July 11, 2011, Manchester, NH: The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association is pleased to announce that Bruce Felmly has been appointed by Chief Judge Sandra Lynch to the Rules Advisory Committee for the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
The Rules Advisory Committee makes recommendations regarding the rules of practice and internal operating procedures for the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the First Circuit Judicial Council. His appointment is for a three-year term.
Bruce is consistently recognized as one of the leading trial lawyers of business disputes in New Hampshire and regionally, as well as maintaining a strong practice representing both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury cases. Bruce serves as co-chair of the McLane Law Firm’s Litigation Department.
Bruce is a Fellow of The American College of Trial Lawyers, having served on the Board of Regents from 2006-2010. He has been active in the New Hampshire Bar Association, serving as President in 1995, and is a member of the American Law Institute.
Bruce received the 2002 Award for Distinguished Service to the Legal Profession of the New Hampshire Bar Association Awards, and was appointed Chairman of New Hampshire Supreme Court Long-Range Planning Task Force publishing its report long range planning for the New Hampshire Justice System. The Committee’s report, A Vision of Justice, was delivered to the Supreme Court and the public in September, 2004.
He lives in Manchester.
About the McLane Law Firm
Founded in 1919, the McLane Law Firm is the largest full-service law firm in the state of New Hampshire, with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, as well as Woburn, Massachusetts. Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients. www.mclane.com